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Power restored to Kingaroy homes

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UPDATE, 8:20pm: Power has been restored to homes and businesses that were affected by the previous power outage.

Earlier:

PARTS of Kingaroy lost power on Saturday evening.

An Ergon Energy spokesman said the power went out at about 6.43pm.

He said there was no indication yet as to what was causing the outage, but 1,160 premises were impacted. 

The racing meet at the Kingaroy Speedway was affected, with one tower losing power.

It was also reported on social media businesses including supermarkets, restaurants and cinemas were impacted.

Streets impacted include:

Albert st, Alford st, Alford st east, Arthur st, Avoca st, Baron st, Booth st, Cornish st, Daphne st, Doonkuna st, Duke st, Earl st, Edward st, Evelyn st, Florence st, Francis st, Gabbee st, Gilbert st, Gladys st, Glendon st, Goessling st, Gooyong st, Gwen st, Haly st, Hodge st, Ian st, Industrial ave, Ivy st, Jarrah st, Jean st, Jubilee st, King st, Kingaroy st, Knight st, Margaret st, Marjorie st, Markwell st, Moonya st, Murphy st, Oasis dr, Pound st, Prince st, Rae st, Railway tce, River rd, Short st, Somerset st, Stolzenberg rd, Thelma st, Tuite st, Valley st, Victoria st, Walter rd, Willowglen st and Youngman st.

More to come.

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